Emily Thornberry

MP, Islington South and Finsbury

Islington South and Finsbury Labour

A selection of Emily Thornberry's votes

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  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details

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Emily Thornberry never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Attorney-General
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Cabinet Office
  • Justice
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prosecutions
  • Alternatives to Prosecution
  • Fraud

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Oct 2006 to 2 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 26 Mar 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 182 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 208 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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